‘Overlord’ Film Review: A Great Video Game Movie That’s Not Based on a Video Game

“Overlord” is one of the best video game movies ever made, and it’s not even based on a video game.

Filmmakers have been struggling for decades to adapt an actual video game story into a great movie, but many films have already successfully adapted the storytelling style of video games to the big screen. Take a look at the checkpoint gameplay mechanics of “Run Lola Run,” and the point-and-click problem solving of “Cop Car.” Consider the daredevil side scrolling of “District B13,” and the destructive fighting-game avatars of “Colossal.”

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By: TheWrap - 7 days ago

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